I had a realization this morning: I have always loved my family most for what they could be. I wonder why? Did I get glimpses & then it would just go completely off the rails & then the process keep … Continue reading
Posted in Damn It, Divorce, Family, Marriage, Therapy, Who am I?
Tagged divorce, Family, Marriage, relationships, sadness, Therapy
All of my life, I have clung to hope with a tenacity I can’t describe. I don’t know where it comes from. It is foolishness? Is it codependency? Is it an eternal optimism that is somehow hard coded into my … Continue reading
Posted in Damn It, Divorce, Family, Kids, Marriage, The Ugly Truth, Therapy, Who am I?
Tagged anger, divorce, fear, hope, Marriage, sadness, struggle, Therapy
A huge Thank You to Dan over at Single Dad Laughing for an amazing piece. Stop. Go. Read. Be Real. ( … and while I haven’t made it all the way through his site yet, I could happily link everything … Continue reading
I don’t have have a damn thing to do. Well, in the sense that I’m leaving in about 30 hours-ish at UNGODLY o’clock in the morning for 4 days of having to be all semi-professional-like and stuff, and not only … Continue reading
Posted in ADD, Family, The Boy, Who am I?
Tagged ADD, adult ADD, children, Christmas, Family, things that suck, travel, work
Things I hate today: Floods Poverty Cancer Doctors Aging The look on my son’s face when I tell him I have to work. Lack of directions Tree limbs plummeting from the sky Summer The end of summer The anti-neighborhood of … Continue reading
I was commenting over at NBAI and needed to confirm someone’s name to attribute a quote. I was quoting life coach, Martha Beck, whose website is looking a whole lot fluffier these days than when I was last there, which … Continue reading
I very recently made the mistake of exposing a vulnerability to my mother. Several years ago, I made a choice regarding an educational therapy for my son; the choice was not whether he would receive the therapy, but where and … Continue reading
Posted in Damn It, Family, People who piss me off, The Ugly Truth
Tagged anger, betrayal, Damn It, Family, hurt, mothers, parenting, parents, sadism, trust
I’m a little late, but I know he wouldn’t mind. I wrote this in 2007 and am so thankful that I did. —————————————————————————————————————————- My grandfather died in September of 1997 — my father’s father, an Army veteran of World War … Continue reading
Posted in Family, Who am I?
Tagged ALS, Family, grandpa, gratitude, hope, love, memorial day, sharing, thankful, veterans, war
I have a million things on my mind and a billion things to do, so let’s just get some randomosity out of the way, shall we? I don’t watch American Idol, but for all you Adam Lambert fans, Get a … Continue reading
Posted in Blathering, Damn It, Family, Kids, Marriage, Musical, Randomosity, The Boy, The Dog
Tagged ALS, Alzheimer's, camping, diet, Family, genetics, insulin resistance, music, Oakenfold, Randomosity, Real Genius, starry eyed surprise, stuff, summer, to do, vacation
Sarah brought up something I wanted to address. She wondered who in the world, in this economy, would quit a job without notice. My field has been hurt very little by the economy, comparatively, as it is in healthcare; all 3 … Continue reading